Chelsea Handler to Moderate Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Screening Event
On Monday, August 4, Chelsea Handler will moderate Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" For Your Consideration Academy Screening Event at the Directors Guild of America theater in Los Angeles.
Following the screening, Handler will host a no-holds-barred panel discussion about everything "Orange" with creator, executive producer and showrunner Jenji Kohan, and cast members Taylor Schilling ("Piper Chapman"), Kate Mulgrew ("Galina 'Red' Reznikov"), Jason Biggs ("Larry Bloom"), Uzo Aduba ("Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren"), Laverne Cox ("Sophia Burset"), Natasha Lyonne ("Nicky Nichols") and Lea DeLaria ("Carrie 'Big Boo' Black").
Netflix recently garnered 31 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, with 12 for the first season of "Orange is the New Black" in the following categories:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Taylor Schilling
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - Kate Mulgrew
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - Natasha Lyonne
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - Uzo Aduba
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - Laverne Cox
Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series - Jenji Kohan and Liz Friedman
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - Jodie Foster
Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series - Jen Euston
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series - William Turro
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series - Michael S. Stern
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series - Shannon Mary Mitchell
On October 10, 2014, Handler's stand-up special will premiere exclusively on Netflix. The first and second seasons of "Orange is the New Black" are now streaming on Netflix in all territories where Netflix is available.
About Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler is one of the most exciting and successful figures in the entertainment industry. Handler was honored as one of Glamour magazine's Women of the Year in 2011 and was also featured in TIME magazine's annual TIME 100. Both publications recognized Chelsea for her multiplatform success as a bestselling author, talk show host, stand-up comedian and actress.
As the host of E!'s Chelsea Lately, Handler remains the only female to break into the otherwise male-dominated late night arena. She has built Chelsea Lately into one of the highest rated shows on E!. She will end her successful run on Chelsea Lately on August 26th, 2014.
Handler is one of the leading nonfiction authors with five bestselling books currently in print and was named one of the clear winners of 2010 by Publisher's Weekly. She recently released her fifth book Uganda Be Kidding Me about her travels, which was her fourth book to debut at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. In support of the release, Handler embarked on the Uganda Be Kidding Me Live tour which included 35 cities in the US and Europe.
Uganda Be Kidding Me is the third book published by her Grand Central imprint "Borderline Amazing/A Chelsea Handler Book, the first was Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, and the second was Ross Mathew's book Man Up: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence which released in May 2013. On March 28th, 2010, Handler had three books ranked at #1, #2, and #3 on the Bestseller Lists simultaneously a remarkable feat for any author.